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Mission Statement

The mission of Lake Havasu Unified School District is to nurture academic excellence and improve student achievement among all students.

The Lake Havasu Unified School District recognizes that gifted students have unique educational needs and is committed to enabling them to develop their extraordinary abilities.

Gifted students are gifted all day, not just for a small segment of that day.

Gifted Services Program Goals

  • To meet the individual needs of gifted students
  • To prepare students for higher level educational opportunities
  • To enhance curricula and provide learning experiences that meet the needs and nature of gifted learners
  • To nurture and stimulate critical, creative, and intellectual curiosity
  • To encourage citizenship and leadership development
  • To provide students and parents with educational opportunities to support the social and emotional needs of gifted learners
  • To provide students with experiences that involve planning, interpreting, finding, evaluating, and using information
  • To provide experiences for students to communicate information, ideas, and solutions clearly, succinctly, and accurately

Schools Providing Gifted Services

Starline Elementary School, Thunderbolt Middle School and Lake Havasu High School 



CONTACTS

Michelle Youso
Grants Management Specialist
Gifted Test Coordinator 
myouso@havasu.k12.az.us

Elise Cormier
Administrative Assistant
ecormier@havasu.k12.az.us
928-505-6902



Lake Havasu Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, marital status, or disability in admission to its programs,
services, or activities, in access to them, in treatment of individuals, or in any aspect of their operations. More in English | Spanish.

We may provide links to outside websites that contain information about our students (including full name and pictures),
but such links will be limited to those related to a legitimate academic or extracurricular activity.

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Hours: M–F, 7 am to 4 pm  -  Closed Fridays during summer break

2200 Havasupai Blvd. | Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403 | PH: 928-505-6900 | FX: 928-505-6999